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GoDaddy pulls Super Bowl puppy ad after angry dog activists bite back

orlandosentinel.com — It wouldn't be the Super Bowl if some advertisers didn't push the envelope, but even then there are limits. GoDaddy may have run over the limits, backed up and run over them again in a commercial previewed Tuesday that cast spokesperson Danica Patrick as the driver for a puppy mill.
Jan 28, 2015

Today in annual occurrences: Intentionally Controversial Super Bowl Ad "Pulled" After Desired Backlash Achieved bit.ly/1tpM7wX

Jan 28, 2015

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Jan 28, 2015

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Tupperware sales, profits slide in 2014

orlandosentinel.com — Tupperware 's 2014 profits fell 21 percent as the kitchen container maker's sales slid in Europe and North America. The Orlando-based company said sales for the year dropped 2.2 percent to $2.6 billion and fourth quarter sales were down 5.1 percent to $679.9 million.

Mount Dora High School on alert after black bear sighting this morning

orlandosentinel.com — MOUNT DORA - A black bear spotted within two miles of Mount Dora High School about 7 a.m. has students and teachers on alert, according to police and district officials. Deputy Police Chief Robert Bell said increased patrols in the area are searching for the animal and school officials are limiting the mobility of students.
Jan 28, 2015

Black bear sighting prompts security changes at Mount Dora High School thesent.nl/1zz9KGa

Jan 28, 2015

Sightings of black bear near #Florida school prompt tightening of security for students orlandosentinel.com/news/os-lk-mou…

NFL supplies most dramatic commercial

orlandosentinel.com — We're hoping for a dramatic Super Bowl on Sunday. But we've got a good idea what the most dramatic ad will be. The topic: domestic violence. The sponsor: The NFL. NoMore.org, an advocacy group, has delivered for the league a powerful spot in which a woman calls 911 and pretends to be ordering a pizza so she won't antagonize her attacker.

Hyatt Regency Orlando launches new dining concept and new kosher kitchen

orlandosentinel.com — Hyatt Regency Orlando has launched a new dining concept. The former Napa restaurant is now Urban Tide featuring Florida seafood and chic coastal cuisine. In addition the resort is developing a kosher kitchen which will be completed by Passover in April.
Jan 28, 2015

Hyatt Regency Orlando launches new dining concept called Urban Tide goo.gl/fb/XksCRu

Orlando City news: Kaka will not play vs. D.C. United, Shea at left back and more

orlandosentinel.com — Orlando City star midfielder Kaká will not play Friday in the team's preseason opener against D.C. United. The team will keep Kaká in Orlando for training and regeneration after the designated player traveled back to his native Brazil to finalize visa paperwork, a source said.
Jan 28, 2015

Kaká will not play Friday vs. DCU, per a source, and Heath confirms Brek Shea working at left wing-back for USMNT bit.ly/1Li2QIq

Mel Brooks visits Bill Maher

orlandosentinel.com — Mel Brooks is having a big week on HBO. The comedy legend will visit "Real Time With Bill Maher" on Friday, and the special "Mel Brooks Live at the Geffen" debuts Saturday. The Maher appearance will help Brooks promote the special. "Real Time" continues its 13th season at 10 p.m.
Jan 28, 2015

Mel Brooks visits Bill Maher, headlines special goo.gl/fb/u6aIgW

Test Kitchen Super Bowl Countdown: Ginger-Orange Glazed Chicken Wings

orlandosentinel.com — Football may be the focus on Super Bowl Sunday, but you can count on food spreads being important plays of the day. These orange-flavored wings can be prepared and refrigerated up to three days before your party. Cook the wings 45 minutes before serving. Ginger-Orange Glazed Chicken Wings Yield: 6 servings.
Jan 28, 2015

Test Kitchen Super Bowl Countdown: Ginger-Orange Glazed Chicken Wings goo.gl/fb/klT9uz

Emeril's Florida visits Orlandos East End Market and Capa, and Winter Park's Scratch

orlandosentinel.com — Emeril's Florida television show stops at Orlando's East End Market, and Winter Park 's Scratch restaurant. The show airs at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 1 on the Cooking Channel . Celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse visits three unique Central Florida food venues including East End Market and Capa in Orlando, and Scratch in Winter Park.
Jan 28, 2015

Emeril's Florida visits Orlando's East End Market and Capa, Winter Park's Scratch goo.gl/fb/oa38TY

Brady Bunch ma: Sex keeps getting better

orlandosentinel.com — "The Brady Bunch" taught many life lessons, and TV ma Florence Henderson just keeps teaching. Latest lesson: Older people enjoy sex. Or as Closer Weekly says in its cover story on Henderson: "My Love Life Is Better at 80!" "It's foolish to think that older people don't enjoy sex.

Smart earphones to ship in April

orlandosentinel.com — A Melbourne-based tech company will begin testing soon on a set of wireless earphones that track vital statistics such as heart rate and fitness statistics. The creators of FreeWavz, which raised more than $325,000 on Kickstarter in August, say prototypes of the devices have been complete and will be tested by friends and family shortly.
Jan 28, 2015

.@FreeWavz RT FreeWavz, which created wireless earphones that track your vitals, should ship in April. fb.me/46zvQ1uYZ

Jan 28, 2015

.FreeWavz, which created wireless earphones that track your vitals, should ship in April. fb.me/46zvQ1uYZ

Fugitive treasure hunter nabbed in Florida after 2-year hunt

orlandosentinel.com — A fugitive treasure hunter embroiled in a legal fight over what's been described as the greatest lost treasure in American history has been arrested in Florida after more than two years on the lam, authorities said Wednesday. The U.S.
Jan 28, 2015

Fugitive treasure hunter nabbed in Florida after 2-year search bit.ly/1K4S5pg

Super Bowl Sunday goes to cats dogs

orlandosentinel.com — Kittens and puppies will get Super Bowl Sunday started with games of their own. Kitten Bowl II starts at noon Sunday on Hallmark Channel. Beth Stern hosts the event. Mary Carillo and John Sterling provide the play-by-play. Putting in a special appearance will be Boomer Esiason, commissioner of the Feline Football League.

RuPaul Drag Race begins March 2

orlandosentinel.com — "RuPaul's Drag Race" returns March 2. The seventh season will begin at 9 p.m. that night on Logo TV. Two new judges are coming aboard: Carson Kressley of "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" and Ross Mathews of "Chelsea Lately." The guest judges this season will include Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato, Jessica Alba and John Waters.

UCF area apartment burglarized three times

orlandosentinel.com — Three apartments in the same off campus apartment in the University of Central Florida area were burglarized Monday and almost $6,000 worth of items were swiped, according to the Seminole County Sheriff's Office. The burglaries occurred at the Northgate Lakes Apartment Complex between Monday afternoon and Monday night.

'Zombie cat,' thought to be dead, claws its way out of grave

orlandosentinel.com — One cat's ordeal has cost it an eye and one of its nine lives, but after being buried alive the feline is expected to make a full recovery. Bart, a black and white cat, was struck by a car in Tampa, according to FOX 13.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @orlandosentinel: 'Zombie cat,' thought to be dead, manages to escape from its grave thesent.nl/1D9XnND

Sweeps: Super Bowl Oscars Grammys

orlandosentinel.com — The February sweeps start Thursday, and you've probably noticed the increased promotion for special reports (starting Thursday) by local stations. The sweeps are usually about broadcast networks presenting big events to bolster their stations and affiliates. But there are big events on cable, too. Some returns, finales and spectacles to keep in mind: 1.

Orlando City soccer players talk about their idols

orlandosentinel.com — At Orlando City Media Day, we asked the players "when you were growing up, who were your favorite soccer players?" Here are their responses.
Jan 28, 2015

Orlando City players talk about what players they watched and looked up to growing up: bit.ly/1CylW8Y

Q&A with Code School founder on $36M acquisition

orlandosentinel.com — I sat down with Gregg Pollack to talk about the $36 million acquisition of his company, Orlando-based Code School, by Pluralsight. The two computer coding education companies are now operating jointly, with Pollack in charge of the Orlando location. Pollack shared that the acquisition was finalized last year in October.
Jan 28, 2015

Love this photo of Gregg Pollack w/ balloons in the office after the big sale! orlandosentinel.com/business/brink… http://t.co/Ht36eVdQ3g